The definition of a hoard is a large supply of something that is often hidden or stored for future use.noun
An example of a hoard is a large collection of gold coins.
To hoard is defined as to collect or amass large amounts of goods and money which will typically then be stored away and kept in reserve.verb
An example of hoard is when you collect lots of stuff and fill your house up with it even if you aren't using all of it.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: ME hord < OE, akin to Ger hort, Goth huzd < IE *keus- < base *(s)keu-, to cover, conceal > hide, Gr skylos, animal's skin
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- To accumulate a hoard of.
- To keep hidden or private.
Origin: Middle English hord, from Old English; see (s)keu- in Indo-European roots.
- hoardˈer noun